EXCLUSIVE: Peter Steinfeld, whose screenplay credits include Be Cool, Analyze That and the gambling drama 21, has signed with Paradigm. The scribe, who had been at CAA, has a pair of features in development at Universal with Jason Bateman attached to produce, direct and star in: White Collar and The Disappeared. He additionally wrote a remake of cult hockey pic Slap Shot also in the development pipeline at Universal.
Most recently, Steinfeld penned a draft of Central Intelligence, the New Line pic starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart that has Rawson Thurber directing. That pic is ramping up casting, with Aaron Paul and Amy Ryan also aboard the buddy comedy.
Steinfeld continues to be repped by Mosaic Media and attorney Melanie Cook.